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We offer management consulting services to clients throughout the forest products value chain, from resource providers to end users. Our unique experience allows us to recognise relevant driving forces and assess their impact on client business. We help clients capture strategic opportunities and avoid pitfalls.

One main area of our expertise lies in strategy formulation and execution regarding raw materials, markets and products. For instance, we help our clients find new business prospects in raw materiel procurement or better predict the competitive environment.

Another main area of our skills is to combine our leading-edge industry expertise and management consulting know-how with the best practices in the fields of sustainable ecosystem management and biodiversity protection such as supporting our clients in forest management and chain of custody certification.

Recent study:
Billion hectares of land have potential for forest restoration

We complement the skill set of client organisations with our wide and deep industry specific perspective. Our working methods range from technical analysis to process facilitation and from sparring to scenario workshops. We work well on every level of client organisations. With our unique understanding of the whole forest industry cluster, we can interpret trends or nuances in client business landscapes.

 

You can find some historical background information about central Eurpoean forestry here



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2017-04-18 22:47 |

The remote rural community of John Day, Oregon, is enjoying a restoration renaissance.

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2017-04-18 18:08 | Researchers have studied forests subjected to different frequencies of fires to determine what effects fire can have on oak forests over long periods of time. They found that the frequency of prescribed forest fires should be determined based on the long-term goals of land managers.

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2017-04-18 17:00 | Indonesia needs to strengthen its efforts to conserve mangroves because the richness of flora and fauna in mangrove ecosystems is a key element of Bali’s tourism industry, according to the Vice Governor of Bali Province, Ketut Sudikerta.

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2017-04-18 16:20 | A team of UN experts has concluded that Colombia has an opportunity to promote sustainable and resilient livelihoods “in which nature provides the foundation for long-lasting peace and prosperity”. The experts identified significant environmental destruction in the Quito river basin caused by illegal mining and deforestation that occurred during Colombia's conflict over the past 50 years. The UN Environment Programme will support post-conflict development through technical and strategic means,...

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2017-04-18 15:40 | This joint Focali and Triple L report describes the process and results of a workshop arranged by the Triple-L research initiative, focusing on the development of future dryland scenarios in West Pokot County, Kenya.

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2017-04-18 15:31 | By Andrew Steer Today’s technological revolution is generating a wealth of social and environmental data. Every day, the world produces a staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of new data. Our ability to collect and process complex information has the potential to transform how we manage our environmental footprint. But creating information and actually using it to drive change that benefits […]

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2017-04-18 13:19 | Combined Locks, Wis. --Apr 18, 2017 – Appleton Coated LLC (“Appleton Coated”) has entered agreements with Customized Energy Solutions (“CES”) to provide operations and dispatch support, as well as market scheduling and settlement services, for a natural gas fired co-generation facility in Wisconsin. The facility, which was purchased in December of 2016, is located at Appleton Coated’s paper mill in Combined Locks. The mill has about 600 employees and produces around 1000 tons per day of coated...

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2017-04-18 13:18 | PRYOR, Okla., April 17, 2017 -- On April 11, 2017, Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSE MKT: TIS) (the "Company") entered into Amendment No. 4 (the "Credit Agreement Amendment") to its Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated June 25, 2015 by and among the Company, U.S. Bank National Association ("U.S. Bank") and the other lenders party thereto (the "Credit Agreement").

Details of the amendments include:

The maximum...

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2017-04-18 13:16 | UPM, Helsinki, Apr 18, 2017 - Madison Paper Industries, a partnership of UPM and Northern SC Paper Corp., a subsidiary of The New York Times Company, has signed an agreement on the sale of its hydro power facilities to Eagle Creek Renewable Energy, LLC, a hydroelectric power producer, based in Morristown, NJ, USA.



The transaction is still subject to third party approvals. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.


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2017-04-18 11:59 |

As deforestation spirals out of control, bills to be voted on by Congress would roll back protections on area of forest the size of Jamaica

The post Brazilian MPs bid to un-protect one million hectares of forest appeared first on Climate Home - climate change news.

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2017-04-18 07:30 |

The region looks to a new observatory to help protect its remaining forests

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2017-04-18 06:15 |

Oregon State University has been ranked among the top three universities in the world in forestry and oceanography on the basis of the number of research articles published in top-tier scientific journals.

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2017-04-18 05:31 | Third “Bamboo in the Urban Environment” symposium further develops standards for bamboo as a sustainable construction resource Following the successful Symposia held in Pittsburgh (May 2016) and Winnipeg (August 2015), the third Bamboo in the Urban Environment Symposium was held 7-9 March 2017 in Bogor Indonesia, just outside Jakarta. Opening Address The Symposia series was […]

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2017-04-18 00:29 | Current wildfire policy can't adequately protect people, homes and ecosystems from the longer, hotter fire seasons climate change is causing, according to a new article.

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2017-04-17 19:10 |

Busy schedules, excessive screen time and lots of other factors keep kids from connecting with nature, even though study after study show that spending time outdoors makes them healthier, happier and smarter. Same goes for adults. So why not head outside together? 

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2017-04-17 15:00 | By Arend de Haas, African Conservation Foundation A former ice age refuge, the highland rainforests of southwest Cameroon are among the oldest forests and comprise the richest flora and fauna in continental tropical Africa. The area is one of the world’s most important biodiversity hotspots, encompassing high levels of endemism and endangered species such as […]

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2017-04-17 13:40 |

Decaf or full strength…medium-body or dark roast…blend or single origin? There is no shortage of choice when it comes to buying coffee. We can even choose how our coffee was grown or traded by buying products that are...

The post Fairtrade coffee:...

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2017-04-17 10:56 | East Setauket, New York Apr 17, 2017--Surrounded by water above and below-ground, International Paper’s paper mill in Savannah, Georgia (U.S.A.), specified PENETRON ADMIX to protect the new foundation structures of the plant’s latest upgrade that went online in March 2017.

When confronted with a project exposed to groundwater and seawater, adding a crystalline admixture to the concrete makes the concrete waterproof and promotes active self-healing of cracks. It is also more...

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2017-04-17 08:55 | NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 13, 2017 -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) recently received a Silver Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) award in the food category at the annual Shop! Association OMA Awards at GlobalShop 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award-winning entry was for the first-of-its-kind Point-of-Purchase temporary display for General Mills' Annie's Mac & Cheese.

The display entry was the debut of KapStone's Self-Activating Display Header...

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2017-04-17 08:53 | Apr 17,2017 --Cellwood Machinery was awarded a contract from Shandong Sun Paper - China for their new PM 36 and PM 37 project.The contract includes four Krima Hot Dispersing units and are based on the success of Sun Papers PM 31 and PM 32 project.
Sun Paper was founded in 1980 and today is one of the largest paper manufacturers in China to be privately owned, with approx. 10,000 employees.

The delivery will take place during 2018.
For further information, please...

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